6 Top Planned Purchases for Physician Practices Over the Next Year

Written by Laura Dyrda | July 15, 2013 | Print  |

Around 56 percent of physician practices plan to cut costs to prepare for healthcare reform, according to a new survey from Provista.

While cost cutting may be necessary, practices will continue to make key purchases over the next year. Survey respondents plan to make these purchases:

 

•    58 percent reported plans to purchase a new computer or software
•    30 percent will purchase malpractice insurance
•    28 percent will purchase furniture
•    16 percent plan to make limited investments in exam tables
•    10 percent will make limited investments in telehealth monitoring equipment
•    10 percent plan limited investments in lab equipment.

 

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